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Lessons Learned: LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

I recently completed an extensive LMS Feasibility Study, a project I wrote about in my previous article “ LMS implementation without frustration ” and that I discussed in my eLearning Case Study. Lessons for the RFP process. Lessons about the benefits of an LMS.

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eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation. eLearning trends.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. eLearning Technology.

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2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

My seminar was called ‘How to Double your eLearning Return on Investment’ - and following a lively seminar with lots of questions, I wanted to share some highlights. Running my own eLearning consultancy has certainly been an eye-opener and provided me with a steep learning curve.

Podcasts in eLearning

TalentLMS

Have you ever used radio programs or audio CDs for learning? Audio podcasts are like radio programs, and can be used for learning. In this article, we will discover the best scenarios that call for podcasts and best practices for producing them.

Game of Thrones as a parable for corporate eLearning [no spoilers]

TalentLMS

From “heads up” posts for new releases to detailed breakdowns of the platform’s Instructor Led Training tools, and from integration guides for hooking your eLearning portal to services like Slack and Shopify , to general advice on starting your own online training business.

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

This whitepaper assists you in understanding the pieces involved with the eLearning puzzle, from the basic requirements to the pros and cons of various options. The purpose of this article is to assist you in understanding what the pieces of the solution are, along with the associated choices that you will have to make. This article is a roadmap of the decisions that you need to make along with the pros and cons of the different options that should be considered.

Helpful Tools, Ideas and Templates for the Busy eLearning Designer

SHIFT eLearning

Working in eLearning design can be overwhelming; eLearning designers spend many hours struggling to come up with the best possible design. When you find a useful article but don''t have time to read it right away, you can save it to Pocket instead.

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Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Adobe Captivate

Outsourcing of eLearning content development has been there for a few decades. It enables the Learning and Development teams to focus on the next level of tasks including strategic planning, determining ways to measure the effectiveness of learning, analyzing program usage, and exploration on what more is possible. However, there are several challenges that are inherent to outsourcing eLearning content development. Focus on custom eLearning development.

How Important is the Design Phase?

Design2Train

How important is the Design Phase in producing a high quality online training (eLearning, wbt, cbt) program? Many teams are now a mixture of internal staff and external consultants. Want to learn more on how to consistently deliver eLearning projects on-time and budget?

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

EI Design

Outsourcing of eLearning content development has been there for a few decades. However, there are several challenges that are inherent to outsourcing eLearning content development. Here is how to evaluate the right partner to outsource your eLearning content development.

Selecting a Learning “Operations” System for your Training Business

rapidLD

Virtual Classroom, eLearning or Video Courses. In addition, eLearning and video courses are fairly common ways to educate students and need to be managed as well. Additionally, an event management platform cannot handle AICC, SCORM, or xAPI-compliant eLearning courses. Article

22 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 14

Upside Learning

Regardless of the age group your class belongs to, the delivery mode of your training, or how carefully you’ve constructed your lesson, in today’s world, it’s rare to gain your learners’ full attention. Employee Engagement Matters for eLearning. Read this article to know more.

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10 Training Resources You Can’t Miss in Our Virtual Training Leader’s Summer Kit

Cloudshare

Whether you’re the head of training and education, a chief learning officer or even a new training manager, you know just how important and valuable innovative training programs are for your company. Make (training program) waves by following, reading and listening to.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her writings and articles have been published in papers like The Business Standard, Inside Learning Technologies Magazine, U.K.,

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Schooling for the K-12 Set

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. This hasnt gotten onto my radar before -- Im not sure if there are any state-funded online programs in Massachusetts. 10 years ago I cut my elearning teeth in the K12 market, working on projects for two big US providers. All the projects provided standalone, asynchronous lessons. The less-fascinating lessons were mostly HTML text and static images.

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Strategies for Making the Transition from Instructor-Led Training to a MOOC

Your Training Edge

You are about to join the myriad companies that have seen their training programs blossom through the incorporation of this new form of technology-enabled learning. This article outlines an overall approach for making the transition from ILT to a MOOC.

3 Stupidly Simple Ways to Profit from E-Learning

LearnDash

If you are interested in profiting from what you know in the e-learning industry, whether you are an instructional designer, programmer, consultant, or something else, you can absolutely earn additional income by doing one (hopefully more) of the following: 1.

Online education puts new skills at your fingertips

eFront

Knowing to how use the basic software and programs related to your industry has always been a core requirement. But those who really excel in the workplace or in their consulting careers possess a wider range of knowledge, skills, and expertise.

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Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

My work included writing articles for a monthly printed newsletter that helped system users practice using more advanced techniques, now known as “spaced learning.” Learnnovators: You are a trustee of the Serious eLearning Manifesto (launched recently by Michael Allen, Clark Quinn, Julie Dirksen, and Will Thalheimer). To what extent do you think this has inspired the making of the Serious eLearning Manifesto?

Digitization, individualization and self-determined learning belong together

Adobe Captivate

In several previous articles (see below) I already discussed how digital education might look like, but instead of seeing the enormous opportunities, I am repeatedly confronted with various prejudices. Prejudice: In digitized lessons everyone does what he wants.

Connie Malamed – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CONNIE MALAMED (Learning, Information Design and Visual Communication Consultant, Author, Presenter ): Connie Malamed is a learning, information design and visual communication consultant. She is the publisher of The eLearning Coach, The eLearning Coach Podcast and the Instructional Design Guru mobile app. Learnnovators: You have been in the learning consulting business for over 15 years, helping your clients make the best business decisions.

How to Create Context-Setting Learning Objectives - Tip #162

Vignettes Learning

So how do we help learners focus on usefulness and context of the content and to design and deliver training and eLearning programs to resist the tendency to dump content? Yes, the overload problem is real and manifests in elearning, classroom training and other forms of learning.

Making Money with Software Training Courses

LearnDash

Long before I started LearnDash I was a consultant setting up learning programs for Fortune 500 companies. The learning programs centered around new policies and software. The reality is that software makes a perfect muse for your training program because of two very important concepts: The market is proven (people are using the software). Still, with a little preparation I was able to create a training program that taught thousands of people.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

Learning and development professionals, including elearning developers, have to wear many hats. But it’s even more true for L&D/eLearning professionals who work in small learning development departments. Emily Wood: An eLearning Department of One (Hats Off to Her!).

Online education puts new skills at your fingertips

eFront

Knowing to how use the basic software and programs related to your industry has always been a core requirement. But those who really excel in the workplace or in their consulting careers possess a wider range of knowledge, skills, and expertise.

Letting Go of the Need to Know Everything: Use Context Setting Learning Objectives

Vignettes Learning

We need to help learners focus on usefulness and context of the content and to design and deliver training and eLearning programs to reflect this principle. Have you tried being in front of your computer trying to complete an elearning course?

How to Become a Learning Organization (An Interview with Michelle Ockers)

Convergence Training

Side note: Here’s a link to an article about the Westjet hackathon. Side note: Check out this article about holding pre-job pre-mortems to learn on the job in the way Michelle’s talking about. . Not a lessons learned register. Are they consulting?

Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

And second, if you’re the kind of person who’d rather watch and listen to the interview than read the transcription, just scroll on down to the bottom of this article to watch the video version. Stella is the owner of a learning consulting firm called Paradox Learning.

Breakthrough eLearning: Simulations: Keeping It Real!

Breakthrough eLearning

It takes a participant through a process of planning and implementing a corporate social responsibility program within a fictional organization. Weve written about our current take on the industry in our newsletter in an article titled "Simulations Perfect Storm."

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. Both of these can be supported in the workplace rather than in the classroom or through structured eLearning. We can’t produce a high-performing knowledge worker by simply having them attend a few classroom courses and complete some structured eLearning modules.

The 6 Benefits of ePortfolios and How To Create Them

eFront

In this article, we’ll talk about training ePortfolios, their purposes and their benefits to the eLearner. As demand for eLearning programs in corporations grows, so does the need to manage the achieved knowledge. Reflect on the lessons learned.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His mission is to improve the quality of eLearning with practical approaches that work.

These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Last week we looked at some of the issues with compliance-based elearning and how taking a different approach to its design can save your organization time and money. While there are many ways to design your elearning courses, today’s post features three simple strategies that will help you meet your certification needs and get your people back to work. You go to a book store and look through the pages of a good book on elearning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Free L&D webinars for June 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 9AM – 11AM PT: Make Your Own Magic: Counterintuitive Lessons Learned from Walt Disney World Walt Disney was not your typical businessman. Thus, the elearning world is seeing movement towards more meaningful assessment methods.

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